A Guide to the Common Fungi of Coastal New South Wales

Cover featuring background image of yellow fungi against brown leaves and

Paperback - September 2016 - AU $20.00

Designed to be used by people of all ages to identify coastal fungi in the field.

Fungi play an incredibly important role in all terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems. They aid decomposition and nutrient cycling, help to create and stabilise soils, form relationships with plant roots that are essential for the survival of plants, and provide habitat and a food resource for a multitude of other organisms. + Full description

A Guide to the Common Fungi of Coastal New South Wales is designed to be used by people of all ages to identify fungi in the field. It also contains some great information on what fungi are, why they're so important, and where to find them.

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Details

Paperback | September 2016 | $ 20.00
ISBN: 9781742569444 | 151 pages | 297 x 210 mm
Publisher: NSW Department of Primary Industries
Colour illustrations

Contents

What are fungi?
Agarics
Boletes
Leathers and polypores
Tooth fungi
Coral fungi
Jelly fungi
Puffballs and birds nest fungi
Stinkhorns
Ascomycota
Slime moulds
Author reference list
Glossary